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Wake up Call

I have always thought myself to be realistic and practical.
When buying a new printer for the computer, we took into account not only the purchase price, but how much it would cost (laser or ink cartridge) to ‘feed’, what we actually wanted to print, how many or how often. 784 more words

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In The Spirit Of Full Disclosure...

Since I promised to share everything about our finances as we go through this debt journey, I feel that I need to share:

We unfroze our Discover cards today. 319 more words

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Fruit Fly Trap

As it warms up in my area, I am already starting to notice fruit flies in the kitchen. I certainly don’t miss having hem around in cooler winter months! 430 more words

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The good old hockey game

Finds have been hard to come by since my great outing last Friday.

I found this sterling silver Hadassah-Wizo Lifetime Member pin in front of the same house as the silver dimes last week. 1,200 more words

Making from Scratch--And Not

Joke: “Of course I made it from scratch. Scratch is what comes in those boxes, right?”

We’ve actually never been big spenders, so when we started trying to cut back even further, one obvious place was buying fewer things in their final, more expensive form, and instead making them from cheap ingredients. 499 more words

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A change is as good as a rest

£1 worth of peroxide.
+ £3.45 worth of ‘lagoon blue’ hair dye.
+ 1 YouTube instruction video.
= one happy lady.

What do you think?

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$150 for $22

Whew, what a absolute fun shopping day with my beautiful sister in law! She and I both have a strong love for saving money! We had a blast swapping couponing, laughs and life trials stories ;) it was a good national siblings day!

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